In a recent column for the New York Times, David Brooks posited that the U.S. has one clear advantage over Chinese competition: branding. He notes that U.S. firms are powered by “eccentric failed novelists”
In my recent HBR article, The New Dynamics of Competition, I present a new analytical tool called Value Network Maps, which I explain below. These Maps are an outgrowth of exciting new work by strategy
A survey evaluating a team’s performance can be a powerful tool for making that team more effective. And the first message that consultants and HR professionals often communicate on these surveys is: ensure
There’s a well-known anecdote about Gil Amelio, the CEO of Apple Computer just before Steve Jobs’ return in the late 1990s. In a conversation with a reporter, Amelio compared Apple to a ship loaded with
Safety is now Americans’ overriding concern. Several years ago, as I sat in a secondary school board meeting, the visiting headmaster of a K-8 school was asked what he considered the highest priority parents
An interview with Sandeep Baliga and Jeff Ely, professors at the Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern University. For more, see The Power of Purple Pricing. SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast
We pay for things with the swipe of a finger. We ask Siri how to get to a restaurant. Our friends can track exactly when we’ll show up. We can monitor our heart rates and calories burned — and compare
So now it has been revealed: the U.S. National Security Agency may know as much about you as Google does. Google (and Facebook, and other Internet companies) use this information to better target ads services.